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AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest, NH

September 3, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 207-772-4157. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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UPCOMING TOMORROW:

DEBATE-GUBERNATORIAL-DEMOCRATS

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Democrats competing for a chance to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu face each other for a televised debate Tuesday. By Holly Ramer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 9 p.m.

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SANDERS-LABOR DAY

MANCHESTER, N.H. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders urged New Hampshire workers to embrace the labor movement’s principle of solidarity in response to what he called the “divisive” politics of President Donald Trump. The independent Vermont senator and former presidential hopeful spoke Monday at an AFL-CIO breakfast at a Manchester church. By Rob Wolfe. SENT: 500 words, photos.

2018 MIDTERMS-YOUNG VOTERS

MADISON, Wis. — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that’s where the puppies come in. Students returning to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this summer were greeted by therapy dogs for petting. Those lured by the chance to ruffle a dog’s ears were then asked to register to vote — a “Pups to the Polls” gimmick that was just one of several similar events being staged in 11 battleground states by the liberal group NextGen America. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 950 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE: New Hampshire health officials have ordered a Hampton beach hotel to take immediate steps to remove a potentially deadly bacteria from its water system.

FATAL CRASH: A Hartford man has died after a crash in which a New Hamsphire man hit the median on Interstate 91.

VETERANS-FARMING: New Hampshire veterans interested in transitioning from the battlefield to crop fields are invited to a workshop hosted by the UNH Cooperative Extension.

FISHING ENGINEERING: A group of organizations is getting more than $2 million in grants to use engineering to try to reduce bycatch in fisheries.

OCEAN SEARCH: Rescue crews spent several hours searching the water near Seabrook Beach after a report of a downed aircraft but it’s unclear whether there actually was a missing person.

MOTORCYCLE CHASE: Police in New Hampshire are searching for a motorcyclist who drove away from a traffic stop before fleeing into Maine.

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